New Delhi: Expressing his dismay over the ongoing protests surrounding the release of his film 'Aarakshan', mega star Amitabh Bachchan said the way creative freedom is being curbed one might be living in a "most unfortunate fascist conditioning."
Bachchan, who has been cautious about his views on reservation, is unhappy with the politics surrounding the movie's release tomorrow. He said creative people should get to display their creativity, irrespective of any political pressure.
"An artist, a creative person does not further the cause of politics. He or she furthers the cause of creative expression. If creative expression is to be curbed by institutes that wish to dictate their terms and conditions above the
conditions of the legal recognized constitutional formats, democratically accepted and converted into law by the highest authorities of legality, then we might as well accept that we live not in the sanctity of the tenets of democracy but a most unfortunate fascist conditioning," Bachchan wrote on his blog....more
10:04 PM, Aug 11, 2011